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the republican response from senator marco rubio of florida, we're going to hear him talk in optimistic terms and not just bash the president, but talk about what the middle -- about what washington can do for the middle class. we're going hear a little bit about the marco rubio family story we've heard. his roots in cuba. he is going to talk about his family as an example of american exceptionalism, and he is going to broaden it and talk about republican ideas. i think he doesn't want to be hit with the idea that this is a rubio response. not the republican response. andrew, something else the republicans are doing for the first time. earlier tonight around 6:00 or 7:00 marco rubio is going to tape his response in spanish so that spanish language stations can play his response immediately after the president and not wait in that little intermission there usually is. that's a way to get a little bit of a leg up. >> rubio is working very closely. i mean, it's two steps forward, one step back i'm told, but rubio has been working very closely with this bipartisan group of senators to try to work
. >> senator marco rubio, delivering a combative republican response. >> no government isn't going to help you get ahead. it's going to hold you back. more government isn't going to create opportunities. it's going to limit them. mr. president, i don't oppose your plan because i want to protect the rich. i oppose your plan because i want to protect my neighbors. >> but it was that unscripted lunge for water that's lighting up social media. the senator made light of the moment by tweeting a picture of the water bottle and cracking jokes on the morning talk shows. >> i needed water. what am i going to do, you know? it happens. god has a funny way of reminding us we're human. >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell. live in washington. for the daily fix, chis and chuck todd, chief political correspondent and host of "the daily rundown." two speeches, two different approaches. chuck todd, we see the president on the road today. he'll be on the road the rest of the week. did he muddy up or cover up his middle class message, economic message with that incredible and emotional appeal at the end? >> or woul
the scoop and set off left arm bells all over washington. republicans, marco rubio, who they absolutely have to have to have a bipart sfwlan plan go forward, first calling foul. then, of course, john mccain and others, lindsey graham on the sunday talk shows. first of all, what is in the president's plan that might set the republicans on edge? >> well, what's in the plan right now is no different than what he's been talking about the last few months. there's an earned path to citizensh citizenship. there is enhanced border security. there's a nationwide e-verify program that allows business workers to check the legal status of their perspective workers. i don't think there was anything different than what they've been talking about for the last few months. >> jose, it's true that as john mccain pointed out the president has met with chuck schumer and the other democrats in that bipart sflan group. he did not meet with the republicans. for them to now be faced with this leak -- it was a scoop by usa today. not anything that the white house is putting out, but alan here, you know, worked very
political cause than help the president. >> you have lindsay graham, john mccain and marco rubio, someone who tried in fact last year, couldn't get mitt romney to sign off on a plan and then the president came in with the dream act and trumped all of them. so there is some momentum now on the republican side on that. what about guns? >> guns, that's the sticking point. you look at that through -- even in the early 1970s, richard nixon said privately if it were up to him i would outlaw, he said, every pistol in the country. he was strongly for gun control, though he didn't do much about that in public. >> michael beschloss, it's always great to have your perspective. >> thank you. >> call it a marsupial flash mob. the first round of play at the women's australian open was interrupted incredibly thursday by a herd -- is that the correct term -- a herd of galloping kangaroos. they didn't tear up the green, we're told. [ woman ] we had two tiny reasons to get our adt security system. and one really big reason -- the house next door. our neighbor's house was broken into. luckily, her family wa
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